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Changes coming up on Spaulding Turnpike

NEWINGTON, N.H. (AP) - The New Hampshire Department of Transportation says some changes are coming up on Spaulding Turnpike.

Today at 04:02AM
Hassan to sign bill banning synthetic drugs

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - A statewide ban on the sale and possession of synthetic drugs is set to take effect Monday after Democratic Gov. Maggie Hassan signs it into law.

Today at 04:02AM
Fishing regulators hold hearing in NH on surging crab catch

PORTSMOUTH, New Hampshire (AP) - Interstate fishery regulators are holding a hearing in Portsmouth, N.H., about a plan to manage a species of crab that is becoming increasingly popular and valuable.

Today at 12:11AM
High school Athlete of the Season for boys' track & field

Nick Fleury SCHOOL : Hopkinton High HONORS/STATS : The junior won the long jump (21-1 1/2 ) by nearly a foot, won the 100 (11.46) by .12, was third in the 400, and was part of the runner-up 4x400 team…

Today at 12:06AM
Lloyd hat trick leads U.S. over Japan, 5-2, for World Cup title

VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Carli Lloyd lives for the big moment. She had her biggest on Sunday night - and gave the United States its third Women's World Cup title. Lloyd scored three times as the…

Jul 5
Just like old times, it's Williams vs. Williams at Wimbledon

LONDON - Just like old times. Used to be that a match involving Miss Williams vs. Miss Williams, as they like to say at the All England Club, was a regular occurrence at the latter stages of the most…

Jul 5
The Williams sisters head-to-head

Serena leads 14-11 1998 Australian Open, hard-outdoor, R64, Venus, 7-6 (4), 6-1. 1998 Rome, clay-outdoor, QF, Venus, 6-4, 6-2. 1999 Key Biscayne, hard-outdoor, F, Venus, 6-1, 4-6, 6-4. 1999 Grand Slam…

Jul 5
Headlines from around the world in sports

Golf Lee wins Greenbrier Classic WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. - Danny Lee parred the second hole of a four-man playoff to win The Greenbrier Classic on Sunday for his first PGA Tour victory. The South…

Jul 5
Froome and Contador on the front foot in Tour de France

NEELTJE JANS, Netherlands - In ferocious winds and thunderous rain, Chris Froome and Alberto Contador managed to use the conditions to their advantage on the second stage of the Tour de France. That gave…

Jul 5
To rename or not? Institutions reconsider honors for racists

The massacre at a predominantly black South Carolina church has institutions from Alaska to Connecticut evaluating whether they should continue enshrining the names of historical figures linked to slavery…

Jul 5
Police: Man shoots off firework from top of his head, dies

A young man who was drinking and celebrating the Fourth of July tried to launch a firework off the top of his head, fatally injuring himself, authorities said Sunday. Devon Staples and his friends had…

Jul 5
Deteriorating nails cause of deck collapse

Nails deteriorated by years of exposure to the sand, salt and moisture from the ocean gave way, causing a deck collapse that hurt 24 people as they posed for a picture at a North Carolina beachfront home,…

Jul 5
Christie, now a candidate, looks to close the book on Bridgegate

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who last week announced his long-shot bid for the Republican presidential nomination, faces many challenges: a crowded and still-expanding field, scant support in national…

Jul 5
Greece enters uncharted territory after referendum 'no' vote

Greece lurched into uncharted territory and an uncertain future in Europe's common currency Sunday after voters overwhelmingly rejected demands by international creditors for more austerity measures in…

Jul 5
My Turn: On campaign finance, it's time for citizen action

Is Congress ever going to let us vote on a constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United? Last September, the Democracy for All amendment died in a Senate filibuster. Despite the fact that a majority…

Jul 5
Traders recall the 'rush' and 'roar' as famed pits close

Pete Meegan had every intention of going back to college, but then he got a summer job in the Chicago trading pits and fell in love with the "roar" of the floor, the excitement of "4,000 people yelling,…

Jul 5
National food giant acquires Blake's All Natural, but Concord-based brand won't change its product

In 1970, Charlie Blake made a dozen pot pies and sold them out of the back of his Chevy on South Main Street in Concord. Now, the Blake family business makes as many as 35,000 frozen natural and organic…

Jul 5
Business notes for July 6, 2015

St. Mary's Bank provided a $2,500 grant to the Bhutanese Community of New Hampshire to purchase furniture and computers for its youth council and women council. Visiting Nurse and Hospice for Vermont…

Jul 5
Dartmouth-Hitchcock eyes affiliation for home, hospice care

Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system is exploring a partnership to improve access to home health care and hospice services in New Hampshire and Vermont. The health system is considering a formal affiliation…

Jul 5
2-state parade whittled to 1 because detour signs not up

HAVERHILL, N.H. (AP) - A two-state Fourth of July parade that crosses the Connecticut River between Vermont and New Hampshire was whittled down to one state when Vermont officials noticed detour signs were not in place.

Jul 5
Volunteer trail effort marks 10th year

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - A volunteer effort to restore and maintain hiking trails on Mount Monadnock is celebrating its 10th year.

Jul 5
Dartmouth-Hitchcock eyes affiliation for home, hospice care

LEBANON, N.H. (AP) - Dartmouth-Hitchcock health system is exploring a partnership to improve access to home health care and hospice services in New Hampshire and Vermont.